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The Best Chicken Casserole

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“This is the best chicken casserole I ever made. My mother-in-law gave me the recipe. It's easy to make and allows for plenty of leftovers.”
1hr 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pick off all the chicken in shredded pieces and set aside for later.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the celery salt, curry powder, pepper, poultry seasoning, and onion powder. Set aside for later.
  3. Cook rice according to package but substitute dry sherry and chicken broth for the water and olive oil. Add ingredients from step 2 when adding rice.
  4. Melt 1/2 cup butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add mushrooms and scallions and saute for 10 minutes or until tender.
  5. Stir in rice, chicken, sour cream, and soup. Spoon mixture evenly into 2 8x8 casserole dishes.
  6. In a medium bowl, stir together crushed crackers, fried onions, 1/4 cup melted butter, paprika, and garlic powder.
  7. Sprinkle top of casserole evenly with cracker mixture.
  8. Bake covered at 350 degrees for 30 minutes then uncover and bake for 5 to 10 minutes more.

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